Announcement for IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) 61st edition



Please be informed that some handling procedures are changed in accordance with IATA DGR 61st edition effective January 1st, 2020 as following.

1. Test Summary of Lithium cells and batteries (DGR3. (g)
●As for lithium cells and batteries manufactured after July 1, 2003, the Test Summary as specified in the UN Manual Part III, sub-section 38.3, paragraph 38.3.5 of the testing method and criteria may be requested to present after January 1, 2020.
Even if the test summary is not attached to the Dangerous Goods Declaration, it can be accepted. We may ask you to disclose it when it's required in any case. We would appreciate it, if you could cooperate.

2. Documentation of the composite packaging (DGR. Step 6
●Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods must include the composite packaging, type (Drum, Box etc) and description (Steel, Fibre etc).
※The way of description on DGR Table 5.0.C is not acceptable.


We kindly ask for your confirmation that you necessarily check IATA DGR 61st edition because the above information are not completely covered IATA DGR 61st edition.
Your kind understanding and cooperation are highly appreciated.

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